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Woman Struck After Bullet Fired Through Apartment Ceiling; Man Charged

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man has been charged with reckless endangerment after accidentally firing his gun into the apartment below, striking a woman while she was sleeping.

Metro Police said 22-year-old David White admitted that he was playing around with his gun in his bedroom when it discharged inside his apartment at the Pine Brook Apartments on Hickory Hill Lane.

A bullet went through the floor, striking a woman in the apartment below.

The woman, who was hit in the shoulder area, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. She was last listed in stable condition.

Police also charged White with possession of prescription medication without a prescription, and possession of a controlled substance after finding marijuana and 1.5 pills of amphetamine/dextroamphetamine without a prescription.

White was held on $15,000 bond.

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